Regifting

Regifting

At every life event, good or bad, my people show up. It may not be everyone each time and it may not look exactly as I imagined, but someone is there. In fact, it’s usually a whole lot of people. Some are family, some are friends, but at this point, those lines...
The power of belief

The power of belief

Several weeks ago I undertook a writing project outside my comfort zone. Truthfully, it didn’t amount to much, but it involved my own content–not something I had written on behalf of someone else–and it made me feel vulnerable. I was nervous and...
Success hasn’t spoiled me yet

Success hasn’t spoiled me yet

In Santa Barbara, California, a Chick-fil-A restaurant has become so popular that its drive-thru line extends into the street, causing 90-minute traffic back-ups during the week–longer on the weekend. (Read the story by clicking HERE.) One city council member...
Get out of your way

Get out of your way

Once upon a time, a twelve-year-old girl hid whimpering under the dining room table. She had gone there to hide from her dad, who had commanded her to do the nefarious task of *gasp* calling the local department store to see what time it closed. The more she...
Do what you love

Do what you love

My son loves wrestling. He can rattle off the signature move of nearly every D1 collegiate wrestler, his record, and what happened when he went head-to-head against each opponent. Ever. I’m not kidding; you name it, and that fact lives somewhere in my...